Sahana Singh, MS

Sahana Singh is a Taksha Advisor and member of the Council of Advisors (CoA) for the Taksha Indic Sarasvati-Sindhu Civilization (TISSC) Center. She is an author and commentator based in Texas, US, with academic training in environmental engineering. She writes on a variety of issues including water management, the environment, and Indian history. An alumnus of the Delhi College of Engineering, she made a career shift to writing after moving to Singapore with her husband. Her book entitled “The Educational Heritage of Ancient India – How an Ecosystem of Learning was Laid to Waste” has been appreciated for awakening Indians to the role played by India in spreading knowledge around the world. Her second book on the same subject is awaiting publication.

Sahana has won several awards for journalism, including the Developing Asia Journalism Award in 2008. A short animation video made by her on the world’s water crisis won the top prize at the TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest awarded by the Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) in 2012. Her articles have been published in Reader’s Digest, Washington Post, Discovery Channel Asia, Asian Water Magazine, Swarajya, IndiaFacts, and other publications. She has moderated panel discussions on water management at several international conferences.

Sahana is the Director at Indian History Awareness and Research (IHAR), a non-profit headquartered in Houston, Texas. She is also on the board of Ishwar Sewa Foundation, a US non-profit organization dedicated to helping Hindu refugees. She is passionate about travelling and connecting the dots across different societies, civilizations and disciplines.